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  • Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Editor Josef Veselka
    ISBN 978-953-307-834-2
    814 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 87681 times.
    Cardiomyopathy means "heart (cardio) muscle (myo) disease (pathy)". Currently, cardiomyopathies are defined as myocardial disorders in which the heart muscle is structurally and/or functionally abnormal in the absence of a coronary artery disease, hy ...
  • Cardiac Transplantation
    Cardiac Transplantation
    Editor Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce
    ISBN 978-953-51-0000-3
    164 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11684 times.
    We are truly in an era of change not only in terms of technology but in the type of patient we are caring for. That is why I feel this book is exciting in that it presents the team approach to the transplant patient. I am confident that the pioneers ...
  • Electrophysiology - From Plants to Heart
    Electrophysiology - From Plants to Heart
    Editor Saeed Oraii
    ISBN 978-953-51-0006-5
    212 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 15618 times.
    The outstanding evolution of recording techniques paved the way for better understanding of electrophysiological phenomena within the human organs, including the cardiovascular, ophthalmologic and neural systems. In the field of cardiac electrophysio ...
  • Advances in Electrocardiograms - Clinical Applications
    Advances in Electrocardiograms - Clinical Applications
    Editor Richard M. Millis
    ISBN 978-953-307-902-8
    340 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 56252 times.
    Electrocardiograms have become one of the most important, and widely used medical tools for diagnosing diseases such as cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disorders, electrolyte imbalances, hypertension, coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction ...
  • Advances in Electrocardiograms - Methods and Analysis
    Advances in Electrocardiograms - Methods and Analysis
    Editor Richard M. Millis
    ISBN 978-953-307-923-3
    402 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 61792 times.
    Electrocardiograms are one of the most widely used methods for evaluating the structure-function relationships of the heart in health and disease. This book is the first of two volumes which reviews recent advancements in electrocardiography. This vo ...
  • Endocarditis
    Endocarditis
    Editor Francisco Ramón Breijo-Márquez
    ISBN 978-953-307-901-1
    160 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 15785 times.
    Endocarditis is a disease that occurs as a result of the inflammation of the endocardium. It is an inflammatory process located in the inner lining of the cardiac chambers and native or prosthetic valves. It is characterized by colonization or invasi ...
  • Congenital Heart Disease - Selected Aspects
    Congenital Heart Disease - Selected Aspects
    Editor P. Syamasundar Rao
    ISBN 978-953-307-472-6
    364 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 33914 times.
    There are significant advances in the understanding of the molecular mechanisms of cardiac development and the etiology of congenital heart disease (CHD). However, these have not yet evolved to such a degree so as to be useful in preventing CHD at th ...
  • Atherogenesis
    Atherogenesis
    Editor Sampath Parthasarathy
    ISBN 978-953-307-992-9
    582 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38621 times.
    This monograph will bring out the state-of-the-art advances in the dynamics of cholesterol transport and will address several important issues that pertain to oxidative stress and inflammation. The book is divided into three major sections. The book ...